"There have been strange rumours about this house. Although it was in a state of ruin, lights were seen in the windows every Christmas Eve: music was heard: voices and laughter..." With a superlative cast led by Aden Gillett (Winner of the OffWestEnd Award for Best Actor for Accolade at the Finborough Theatre) and Benjamin Whitrow. Christmas Eve, 1951. As Britain rebuilds itself after the war, John Greenwood has it all - a successful business, a beautiful house and an aristocratic wife.
But as he bids farewell to the guests leaving his annual Christmas party, a gust of wind slams the front door shut, starting a chain of events that makes him doubt everything he has ever known...From the writer of one of the 20th century's most acclaimed plays, Journey's End, The White Carnation is a ghostly tale of one man's chance to do things differently.
This rediscovery marks the first production since its premiere, starring Sir Ralph Richardson, in 1953.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 96 pages
- Publisher: Oberon Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/11/2013
- Category: Plays, playscripts
- ISBN: 9781783190782